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Make Materials Health Your Resolution for 2021

HBN | January 2021 | Newsletter

While the broad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are far from over, the new year allows us a chance to reflect on what’s ahead and focus on how we can Know Better and Do Better in 2021. If you’re looking for ways to incorporate healthy materials into your resolutions for this year, consider these five resolutions based on HBN’s research advancements over the past year.

HBN Guidance Included in Detox Me App

HBN | January 2021 | Newsletter

HBN is proud to be an information partner for Silent Spring’s Detox Me app! The app provides a straightforward clean lifestyle guide that walks you through simple, research-based tips on how to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals where you live, work, and play.

HBN Welcomes Diverse New Perspectives to Board of Directors

HBN | January 2021 | Newsletter

HBN is excited to announce the addition of three new members to our Board of Directors: Dr. Ami Zota, MyDzung T. Chu, and Carolyn Fine Friedman. As we move from our first 20 years to our next, our board will be critical partners to help us grow, adapt, and turn vision into reality.

By Popular Demand: A List of Safer Paints

HBN | November 2020 | Newsletter

Are you lagging behind in selecting safer paints? With healthier paints readily available on the market at a variety of price points, there's no reason not to be making a safer choice. Check out our list of paints that are free of the most common hazardous chemicals.

HBN Welcomes Two New Staff in Fall 2020

HBN | October 2020 | Newsletter

HBN is thrilled to announce two new staff additions to our team! We'd like to introduce Austin Wiebe, our new Senior Director of Communications and Marketing, and Nsilo Berry, Health Impact Researcher.

Solutions for Safer Turf

HBN | October 2020 | Newsletter

HBN has released new research on the human and environmental hazards surrounding natural and artificial turf solutions. Our Hazard Spectrum compares various options and their related hazards in an easy to read format.

Together, We Can Eliminate Disease Linked to Chemical Exposures

HBN | October 2020 | Newsletter

2020 has been a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic and uprisings for racial justice have disrupted lives, communities and business as usual around the world. It has shown that our work is more important than ever. As we reflect on our past 20 years and look forward to our next, we are grateful for your partnership, support, and leadership and are excited to forge ahead on the Next 20 Years of our critical work, together, with you.